60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Aracaju
— 6 nights
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Petrolina
— 2 nights
Fly
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Maceio
— 7 nights
Drive
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Caruaru
— 5 nights
Drive
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Recife
— 9 nights
Drive
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Joao Pessoa
— 7 nights
Drive
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Campina Grande
— 5 nights
Drive
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Juazeiro do Norte
— 5 nights
Drive
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Teresina
— 4 nights
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Natal
— 8 nights

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Aracaju — 6 nights

Cashew Tree of the Parrots

The capital of the state of Sergipe, Aracaju has developed a reputation as one of the most active, modern, and healthiest cities in the country.
Venture out of the city with trips to Estancia (Saco beach & Praia do Saco Dunes). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Orla de Atalaia, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanario de Aracaju, walk around Parque Augusto Franco, and kick back and relax at Atalaia Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Aracaju trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Aracaju. March in Aracaju sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Petrolina.
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Find places to stay Mar 3 — 9:

Petrolina — 2 nights

Originally built as a sister city to neighboring Juazeiro, Petrolina has grown to become Pernambuco’s largest municipality.
Petrolina is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Sao Francisco, get to know the resident critters at Parque Zoo-botanico da Caatinga, don't miss a visit to Orla de Petrolina, and buy something for everyone on your list at Mercado Turistico.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Petrolina trip planner.

Getting from Aracaju to Petrolina by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Aracaju in March: highs in Petrolina hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Maceio.
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Find places to stay Mar 9 — 11:

Maceio — 7 nights

Paradise of Waters

Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maceio: Lages Beach (in Porto de Pedras), Roteiro (Mirante do Gunga & Praia do Gunga) and Barra de Sao Miguel (Atalaia Beach & Barra de Sao Miguel Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Pajucara, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paripueira Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais de Pajucara, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Lamai Terapais Orientais.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Maceio trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Petrolina to Maceio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Petrolina in March, expect nights in Maceio to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Caruaru.
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Find places to stay Mar 11 — 18:

Caruaru — 5 nights

Little Princess of Agreste

Developing from what was once a single cattle ranch, the city of Caruaru has grown to become the most populous city in the interior of the state of Pernambuco.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caruaru: Garanhuns (Mosteiro de Sao Bento & Santuario Mae Rainha), Serra do Para (in Santa Cruz Do Capibaribe) and Bezerros (Museu do Centro de Artesanato de Pernambuco & J.Borges Memorial). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Caruaru Clay Museum Ze Caboclo Space, view the masterpieces at Centro de Artesanato Tareco e Mariola, buy something for everyone on your list at Caruaru Shopping, and get engrossed in the history at Memorial Mestre Galdino.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Caruaru online trip builder.

You can drive from Maceio to Caruaru in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Maceio to Caruaru. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Recife.
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Find places to stay Mar 18 — 23:

Recife — 9 nights

Brazilian Venice

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Recife side-trips: Porto de Galinhas (Nata Artesanato, Cupe beach, &more) and Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Ricardo Brennand Institute, appreciate the extensive heritage of Recife Antigo, stroll through Boa Viagem Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Dourada.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Recife trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Caruaru to Recife takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Caruaru to Recife is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Recife can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Joao Pessoa.
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Find places to stay Mar 23 — Apr 1:

Joao Pessoa — 7 nights

City Where the Sun Rises First

Situated at the very eastern tip of the Americas, Joao Pessoa is indeed, as its nickname suggests, "the city where the sun rises first." Known for its exceptional integration with nature, the city ranks as the greenest capital in Brazil, with countless parks and even an Atlantic rainforest reserve within its bounds.
Get out of town with these interesting Joao Pessoa side-trips: Camboinha Beach (in Cabedelo) and Conde (Praia de Tambaba, Coqueirinho Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cabo Branco Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tambau Beach, step off the mainland to explore Picaozinho, and get a sense of history and politics at Palacio da Redencao.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Joao Pessoa travel planner.

Traveling by car from Recife to Joao Pessoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Joao Pessoa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Campina Grande.
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Find places to stay Apr 1 — 8:

Campina Grande — 5 nights

Arguably northeastern Brazil’s most important city, Campina Grande represents a thriving hub of industry, technology, and education.
Change things up with these side-trips from Campina Grande: Lajedo do Marinho (in Boqueirao), Cabaceiras (Saca de La, Lajeado Manuel de Souza, &more) and Praca do Meio do Mundo (in Boa Vista). There's still lots to do: stroll around Acude Velho, take in the exciting artwork at Salao de Artesanato da Paraiba, steep yourself in history at Engenho Martiniano, and get engrossed in the history at Museu Historico de Campina Grande.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Campina Grande trip planner.

Drive from Joao Pessoa to Campina Grande in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Campina Grande can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Juazeiro do Norte.
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Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:

Juazeiro do Norte — 5 nights

The second-largest city in the state, Juazeiro do Norte sits in the semiarid Sertao subregion, offering well-maintained city parks, cultural attractions, and architectural highlights across a pleasant urban area.
Go for a jaunt from Juazeiro do Norte to Crato to see Geopark Araripe about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Araripe Plateau, examine the collection at Cultural Center Banco do Nordeste Cariri, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, and take an in-depth tour of Memorial Foundation Museum Father Cicero.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Juazeiro do Norte trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Campina Grande to Juazeiro do Norte in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Campina Grande to Juazeiro do Norte due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Teresina.
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Find places to stay Apr 13 — 19:

Teresina — 4 nights

Capital of Sun and Light

Prepare for some hot and sticky weather as you head to Teresina, a city of nearly a million people perched between the Parnaiba and Poti rivers.
Teresina is known for sightseeing, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Potycabana Park, examine the collection at Casa de Cultura e Museu de Teresina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nossa Senhora do Amparo Church, and take in the history at Convento Sao Benedito.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Teresina day trip website.

Traveling by car from Juazeiro do Norte to Teresina takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Juazeiro do Norte to Teresina, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Teresina are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Natal.
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Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:

Natal — 8 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Get out of town with these interesting Natal side-trips: Praia da Pipa (Sao Sebastiao Church, Praia Da Pipa, &more), Vila da Pipa Shopping (in Tibau) and Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu, see Off-Road Tours, stroll through Morro do Careca, and see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Natal trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Teresina to Natal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Natal are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C.
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Find places to stay Apr 23 — May 1:

Brazil travel guide

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Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.
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